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Old 08-18-2008, 09:24 PM   #1
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Has anyone hunted from an in ground blind/ pit blind for deer. I saw one the other day in south texas and the guy loved it. I cant remember the name of it, or find it on the web. Does anyone know where to find one?
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:25 PM   #2
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Pit blind and they are very pricey!!!
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:27 PM   #3
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Build one for cheap.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:49 PM   #4
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Pit blind and they are very pricey!!!
How much can a hole inthe ground cost?
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:51 PM   #5
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Hehehehe. Guess not too much if you go tot home depo and pick up some.........some..............shovels!
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:52 PM   #6
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they work just as good as anything else .its all in the wind
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:55 PM   #7
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Yep there are alot of shovles in the parking lot of hd theyll swarm your truck!
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Old 08-18-2008, 10:04 PM   #8
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You mean a rattle snake hotel??? Have fun with all that at 0530 in the dark...
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Old 10-20-2021, 12:53 PM   #9
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I have two in ground or pit blinds. One I made out of treated lumber and sealed joints with roofing mastic. Been in the ground 3 years now, no water leaks and no snakes. The second one is a MB Ranch King blind. Now these are very nice and very expensive. The biggest problem was it floating out of the hole with all the heavy rain we had this year. I ended up having to guy wire it down so it wont float out.
Very fun to hunt below ground a totally different look. Fun hunt.
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Old 10-20-2021, 01:13 PM   #10
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You mean a rattle snake hotel??? Have fun with all that at 0530 in the dark...
This. Donít ask me how I know.
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Old 10-20-2021, 01:40 PM   #11
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Years ago somebody on here posted pictures of a pit blind they built so they could shoot out one window into the feed pen at deer an another window to shoot outside the pen at pigs. I don't remember who it was but a lot of work went into it.
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Old 10-20-2021, 01:41 PM   #12
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Years ago somebody on here posted pictures of a pit blind they built so they could shoot out one window into the feed pen at deer an another window to shoot outside the pen at pigs. I don't remember who it was but a lot of work went into it.

That was Cosmiccowboy, that blind was awesome, I miss Jack.


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Old 10-20-2021, 01:47 PM   #13
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Not for whitetail but in RSA where I hunt that is the norm.
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Old 10-20-2021, 02:38 PM   #14
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I killed my biggest buck to date from a pit blind shooting a recurve... I dug it using a pick axe, shovel and post hole diggers. It was about 4'x 6' and a little over waist deep (for chew it was chest deep ). I lined it with plywood and poured sac-crete between the back side of the plywood and ground, then covered the plywood with indoor/outdoor carpet. It was on the Moody Ranch right on the Rio Grande south of Del Rio... Lots of snakes there and in over 15 years, never had one snake in the blind. Had wire mesh around it about 3 feet high with camo netting and brush covering it. Tin roof...


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View from inside the blind. Note the camera and external monitor. Camera is mounted on a tripod with a remote control arm so I can manipulate it without having to actually touch the camera... just the tripod control arm.
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Old 10-20-2021, 04:01 PM   #15
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We had 2 of them in Tilden. The shot was dead level at pigs and turkeys, and a little uphill at deer. Those were my favorite blinds. If I could dig holes on my place (itís pretty much solid rock), I would have put blinds there!

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Old 10-20-2021, 06:16 PM   #16
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I hunted with a guy on a place southwest of Columbus that had home made pit blinds. You pretty much sat on the ground and your feet went in the pit. The top was made out of expanding foam triangle panels. He laid chicken.wire in the panel.frame before pouring and used 4 panels to make a dome. Only had 2 windows and each window had shoot through mesh.
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Old 10-20-2021, 07:10 PM   #17
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I used to dig holes big enough to fit my double bulls in in South Texas on day leases. Also in high school I built a homemade pit blind in Lee county that sucker was shooting upward at 5 yards.
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Old 10-20-2021, 10:54 PM   #18
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My Dad and I built one in South Texas. Dug about a two foot hole, maybe 8í in diameter, used concrete wire and a tarp. The tarp I purchased had one side that was black. We used the dirt ledge in the back to sit on. Plenty big for three people. It was a hand feed spot. It was nice if someone drove you in there, spun the tailgate feeder and left.
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Old 10-21-2021, 08:40 AM   #19
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Iíve hunted out of Ranch Kings in South TX and they are great.

The ranch owner painted them white to help reflect heat, as they were too toasty during early season.


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Old 10-21-2021, 08:54 AM   #20
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I built this one from a round hay bale holder and some roofing tin. It's cool to be ground level with the deer
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Old 10-21-2021, 09:17 AM   #21
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Do they get really muddy when it rains?
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Old 10-21-2021, 09:27 AM   #22
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Man this is cool! I have wanted to hunt out of one since the first time I saw one! Maybe one day I will get to hunt deer again!
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Old 10-21-2021, 09:28 AM   #23
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what is the benefit of this over a box blind
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Old 10-21-2021, 09:32 AM   #24
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I have seen a few of underground blinds , they were very nice, they had dome tops covered with brush ( like a bunker or pill box) all were bow blinds , bet you could make one out of a old poly water tank
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Old 10-21-2021, 11:58 AM   #25
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I would think a Krivo blind with higher than normal windows would work great
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Old 10-21-2021, 01:38 PM   #26
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Yes mine turns into a pond when it rains alot.
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Old 10-21-2021, 01:51 PM   #27
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I used to be on a lease in Eden,tx where they had water cisterns in the ground. It was very cool hunting them.
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